Property and Violent Crimes Increase in 2006, But 30-Year Trend is Downward

Group: Maine Justice Policy Center

URL: http://muskie.usm.maine.edu/justiceresearch/Publications/Adult/Property_and_violent_cri...

Description

This brief provides an overview of index crime trends in Maine between 1975 and 2006. The violent crimes of murder (including non-negligent manslaughter), forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault as well as property crimes of burglary, larceny- theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson are considered the most serious crimes occurring in the United States.i Each state reports these crimes (referred to as index crimes) on an annual basis to the Federal Bureau of Investigation as part of the Uniform Crime Reports.

Tags

property crime, violent crime, Index crime, Part I, trends, annual report

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Statewide
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Gov't
Formats
PDF
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
2008

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